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15 May: Razzamataz Newcastle raise the roof!

Razzamataz Theatre Schools Newcastle held a charity event in aid of Give A Duck on Saturday 5th March. The event raised £1,497.50 including £85 in website donations! The event was in honour of Bailey, a member of Razzamataz Theatre Schools Newcastle who has received support from Give A Duck.   “We had performances from some of our incredible Seniors students…

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15 May: DHL Duck Day

DHL Wakefield employees raised £420.90 by hosting a Duck Day in April! This amount will fund 16 Chemo Ducks – wow!! The day involved raffles, cake bakes, plant and flower sales. Stuart Ruddick, General Manager at DHL Supply Chain Wakefield said: “Our company DHL have whats called a match it scheme that we are able to apply to where they…

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04 May: Business Works UK Duck Day!

On 14 April, Business Works UK held a Duck Day and raised £305! This amount will fund a flock of 12 Chemo Ducks for children with cancer here in the UK including children receiving treatment at Leeds Children’s Hospital here in Yorkshire. Here’s what their Duck Day involved… 🌟  Staff dressed in yellow 🌟  Jo made cheesecake Easter eggs 🌟 …

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02 May: 50% off entry fee for Leeds Half & Leeds 10K

50% off entry fee for Leeds Half* & Leeds 10K** Enter code: LEEDSDUCK22 at checkout Leeds Half – Sunday.8 May = click here for more info & sign up Leeds 10K – Sunday 3 July = click here for more info and sign up Miss it, miss out! *Leeds Half valid until 4 May **Leeds 10K valid until 31 May…

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30 Apr: Duck Day 1: *Warning* if you like cake – look away now!! 

Duck Day 1 – is the new fundraising event for 2022, where we challenge you to raise £100 to fund a flock of Ducks! Here’s our first wonderful Duck Day feature…and there’s plenty more to come! Heaven-leigh came across Give A Duck on Instagram and here’s what happened next… “I decided to do a bake off at my work –…

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26 Apr: Meet Elodie

In March 2022, Elodie age was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).   Chemo Duck was introduced to Elodie by her Oncology Nurse at her local shared care hospital Glan Clwyd Hospital. Her brother Harry received a Huggable Hope to be his support and companion whilst Elodie spends time in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital for her cancer treatment. “Elodie loves…

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15 Apr: Duck Days in memory of Arlo

DUCK DAYS are quickly filling diaries everywhere! Jodie has been super busy arranging Duck Day events throughout April, take a look at her Duck Day activities: 💙  09/04 – Lock Lane Duck Day KO 14:30 £1 from every £3 ticket submission will go to GAD. Merchandise sale – Bake sale – Raffle – Name the Duck – Duck Mascot –…

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13 Apr: Sisters prepare for ‘wee wander’ Kiltwalk

On 24 April 2022, sisters Holly and Emily will be taking part in the Glasgow ‘wee wander’ Kiltwalk, a 5 mile fundraiser to help raise vital funds for The Give A Duck Foundation. “We chose to support Give A Duck Foundation as they supported a good friend, Chloe, following her ALM Leukaemia diagnosis in Spring 2021. I know Chloe loved…

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05 Apr: Meet Esther

Esther was 3 years old when she was diagnosed with leukaemia in November 2021. Esther received her Chemo Duck via the Hospital Play Team at Great Ormond Street Hospital. “We absolutely love Esther’s Chemo Duck (known affectionately as ‘Ducky’!) – he comes to every single hospital appointment with us. Role playing with him really normalises Esther’s treatment for her and…

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02 Apr: Duck Day – launches today!

  Our new fundraiser for 2022 is now LIVE!!! From 2nd to 22nd April, Duck Day events will be taking place across the UK and we’re super excited! We cannot wait to see and hear all about your Duck Day plans. Please comment below to let us know what you’re up to or e-mail us info@giveaduck.org.uk We’d love to share…